First, I feel like I should ‘fess up about something to y’all: I’m not a fan of the Message Bible. Maybe it’s the writer/editor in me, but usually when I see it quoted it makes me cringe. It’s just SO wordy, you guys, and I feel like God’s a lot more eloquent than that, and … More Unforced rhythms of grace need to be forced a little sometimes.
Harry Potter. Buffy Summers. Luke Skywalker. The Pevensie children. Frodo Baggins. What do these characters all have in common? They’re all Chosen Ones, heroes with a special destiny to drive back the darkness and swing the scales of Good and Evil back to Good’s favor. Fiction, especially the Fantasy and YA genres, are rife with … More Chosen
You guys, I’d be lying if I said I felt love for my house. This is something I struggle with a lot, and have for years. I spend a lot of time daydreaming about a nicer home, which I suppose is normal, but for me at times it’s gotten to the point of obsessive idolatry … More Loving My Actual House